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This web site provides links to information sources on available jobs in fund raising, development, and the nonprofit sector. Books are listed at the end.

Web Site Links With Annotations

Advancement Job Postings
Postings from clients, other consultants, and the Fund Services and Fund List listservs from around the country. A recently introduced feature of the R I Arlington Advancement Services Resources Home Page.
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Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA)
Job Postings
Connect with employers who are looking for your skills and experience. Tired of searching through hundreds of job postings to find your next opportunity?
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Charity Village's Career Centre
A web site connecting Canada's forward-thinking nonprofit organizations together with creative, computer-literate, internet-savvy managers and professionals --- the kind of people needed to deal with the challenges of the '90s and the 21st century. Contains openings for Executive Directors, General Managers, Fundraisers, Marketing/Communications Specialists, Administrative and Service Delivery Staff.
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Chronicle of Higher Education Career Network
Provides job postings from both in and outside higher education. For fund raising postings in higher education, select "Administrative Positions" and then "Development & Fund Raising" or "Alumni Affairs." For postings outside higher education, select "Positions Outside Academe."
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Chronicle of Philanthropy Philanthropy Careers
Browse options include: administrative, executive, program, early career opportunities, and job by field.
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Council of Michigan Foundations
Job Postings
Job Postings is a service to our member grantmakers who have available employment positions to fill. Grantmakers who are not CMF members and executive search firms working to fill positions in grantmaking organizations may also post positions here for a fee.
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Council on Foundations
Career Center
Look for Job Bank section. Anyone can see the last month's listings. Membership opens up the rest of the web site.
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A new web page linking nonprofit executives to outstanding career opportunities.
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Foundation Center Job Corner
Features current full-time job openings at U.S. foundations and other nonprofit organizations. You may browse job openings by state, or select a category from a drop-down menu. At the Job Corner you will also find a list of links to other online career resources.
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Foundation Center
Reference Guide for Job Seekers
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Giving Forum Job Opportunities
Jobs Available Through Regional Associations of Grantmakers
Are you looking for a change? Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time, starting a new career, or just looking for advancement in the nonprofit sector, these links are sure to lead you to many great opportunities.
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Grantmaking as a Career? A Guide for Jobseekers
This document was prepared as background material for “Grantmaking as a Career? One Grantmaker’s Personal Experience,” a NYRAG workshop. The workshop is offered free several times a year to individuals who are interested in a career in philanthropy, to help them learn about the grantmaking field and plan their job search. New York Regional Assoication of Grantmakers.
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National Opportunity NOCs: Nonprofit Organization Classifieds
The Management Center of San Francisco, California provides this site, the web counterpart of a weekly jobs and information publication by the same name. The heart of the site is an interactive nonprofit job search. Jobs can be searched by region, state (although not all states are represented), or keyword. Job postings contain job descriptions and application information. Users can also view job postings made in the last week, two weeks, or month. In addition, briefly annotated links to information about the nonprofit sector are available. Note that while the job searching is free, there is a fee for organizations who wish to post nonprofit jobs.
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NetTemps: Job Search Center
You can enter nonprofit and see what job opportunities are available. You can even specify a state.
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Philanthropy Journal Job Listings
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Philanthropy News Digest Job Corner
Features current full-time job openings at U.S. foundations, grantmaking public charities, and other nonprofit organizations. You may browse job openings by state, or select a category from a drop-down menu. At the Job Corner you will also find a list of links to other online career resources.
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Philanthropy News Network Nonprofit Jobs
Job postings are sorted by areas of the country as well as by category.
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Working in Nonprofits: A Resource List
Increased attention is being paid to employment opportunities in the nonprofit sector. New books on career choices, salary comparisons, fundraising as a profession, and workplace topics are becoming prominent in the literature. There are Web sites devoted to jobs in the voluntary sector, and more academic programs providing training for future nonprofit leaders. Courtesy of the Foundation Center.
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Books With Annotations

Career Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector. Jennifer Bobrow Burns. New York, NY : Ferguson, 2006. 338pp. On order 01/29/07
[Nonprofit organizations -- vocational guidance]

Careers for Dreamers and Doers : a Guide to Management Careers in the Nonprofit Sector. Lilly Cohen, Dennis R. Young, editors. New York : Foundation Center, 1989. 237pp. Funding Center (1 East) HD62.6 .C37 1989
Comprehensive guide to careers in nonprofit management. Combines resource information and research data with profiles of twenty-five established professionals in the field.
[Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Management -- Vocational guidance]
[Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Management -- History]

The Complete Guide to Careers in Fund Raising. Margaret M. Holman, Jeanne Sigler. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., c1998. 88pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV41.9.U5 H65 1998
Concise guide to various types of fund raising careers and the skills they require. Discusses such issues as remuneration, entry level jobs, and advancement within the profession.
[Fund raisers (Persons) -- Employment -- United States]
[Fund raisers (Persons) -- Training of -- United States]
[Fund raising -- United States]

The Harvard Business School Guide to Careers in the Nonprofit Sector. Stephanie Lowell. Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Pub., in association with the Harvard Business School Enterprise Club and the Initiative on Social Enterprise, c2000. 109pp. Main Library HD2769.2.U6 L68 2000
MSU authorized users also have access in electronic format.
Explains the structure of the nonprofit field, its potential for jobseekers, and provides chapters on specific subsectors such as arts and culture educatioh, foundations, health care, social services, community development, corporate community relations, etc.
[Nonprofit organizations -- Vocational guidance -- United States]
[Associations, institutions, etc. -- Vocational guidance -- United States]
[Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Employees]
[Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States -- Employees]

How to Have a Successful Career in Fund Raising. Randall P. Harrison. [Hartsdale, N.Y. : Public Service Materials Center, 1985]. 160pp. Funding Center (1 East) HG177 .H37 1985
[Fund raising -- Vocational guidance]

Jobs and Careers With Nonprofit Organizations : Profitable Opportunities With Nonprofits. Ronald L. Krannich, Caryl Rae Krannich. Manassas Park, VA : Impact Publications, c1999. 2nd edition, 259pp. Main Library HD2769.2.U6 K7 1999
Also available in electronic format
Provides an overview of the nonprofit sector, general job-hunting advice, and brief information on hundreds of domestic and international nonprofit organizations.
[Nonprofit organizations -- Vocational guidance -- United States]
[Associations, institutions, etc. -- Vocational guidance -- United States]
[Nonprofit organizations -- United States -- Employees]
[Associations, institutions, etc. -- United States -- Employees]

Real Resumes for Jobs in Nonprofit Organizations. Anne McKinney, ed. Fayetteville, N.C. : PREP Publishing, 2004. 177pp. HF5383 .R395864 2004 Online
Sample resumes and cover letters for numerous fields and positions.

Winning Strategies to Get Your Next Job in the Nonprofit World. Larry Slesinger. Glen Echo, Md: Piemonte Press, 2004. 104pp. Career Collection (1 East) HF5382.7 .S567 2004
This book is designed to help people find leadership positions at nonprofit organizations. Mr. Slesinger, founder of a consulting company in Bethesda, Md., that bears his name, offers advice for people who are considering leaving business or government to work at a nonprofit group for the first time and for nonprofit employees who are looking for new opportunities. He discusses how to learn about job openings, including where to look online, and gives suggestions on writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing well, and negotiating salary and benefits.

Working in Foundations : Career Patterns of Women and Men. Teresa Jean Odendahl, Elizabeth Trocolli Boris, Arlene Kaplan Daniels. New York, N.Y. : Foundation Center, c1985. 115pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV97.A3 O34 1985
[Endowments -- United States -- Officials and employees]


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